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AHRQ Radio Podcast - Lead Story: Speaking Up About Your Health Care Needs

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AUDIO PODCAST: Newscast
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 9:00 AM
Lead Story: Speaking Up About Your Health Care Needs

AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy offers advice for speaking up about your health care.

Podcast Description:

This audio program features current news and information from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

  • News and Numbers: Spending on outpatient prescription painkillers has tripled in the past ten years, according to the latest AHRQ data.
  • Research News: AHRQ is funding a new project to implement methods for reducing central line-associated bloodstream infections in hospital intensive care units. Hospital associations and patient safety groups in 10 states will be involved in the project.
  • Navigating Health Care: AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy offers tips for speaking up about your health care.

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Duration: 9:16 (MM:SS)  File Size: 8.5 MB
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